Tag Archives: Wildfires

Alberta’s Most Devastating Inferno

The ECOreport reposts an analysis of the Fort McMurray Wildfire: Is Alberta’s most devastating inferno the result of climate Change? Or just another Wildfire? 

Originally Published on University of Alberta News

By Bryan Alary

Record heat, tinder­-dry conditions contributed to Alberta’s most devastating inferno, says UAlberta wildland fire professor. Expect more extremes in the future.

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Smoke From Canadian Wildfires Polluting the US

NASA Photograph Documents Smoke From Canadian Wildfires Polluting the US

NASA via ENN

By Lynn Jenner

Canada has already had its share of wildfires this season, and the smoke from these wildfires is slowly drifting south over the United States’ Midwest.  The drifting smoke can be seen in this Terra satellite image over Lake Michigan, as well as parts of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Indiana and Ohio.  Continue reading Smoke From Canadian Wildfires Polluting the US

Climate Change & Wildfires Explained in Less Than Three Minutes (Video)

From the White House

A Video in which President Obama’s Science Advisor, Dr. John Holdren, explains in less than three minutes how the growing number of intense wildfires are linked in part, to climate change. Learn more at http://wh.gov/climate-change

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